Local students perform on NPR’s ‘From the Top’

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Preston Hong
 

Sharing their passion for music with a national audience, local residents Preston Hong and Saman de Silva recently performed on the NPR show and podcast “From the Top,” which features young artists from throughout the country.

Rotary Club of Los Altos grants $65K to local nonprofits

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Community Services Agency, above, was among the recipients of the Rotary Club of Los Altos’ 2020 Community Grants cycle.

The 170-member Rotary Club of Los Altos operates a number of programs that provide financial assistance and volunteer service to local communities and residents, as well as to those in need in numerous countries around the world.

Confronting Domestic Violence: The impacts of coercive control

This is the fourth in a seven-part series on the effects of domestic violence.

Mtn. View police officers distribute grocery cards for Cops & Gobblers

The Mountain View Public Safety Foundation held its 24th annual Cops & Gobblers food drive last weekend, but instead of assembling and distributing food baskets for families in need as in past years, volunteers gave $50 Safeway gift cards directly to 600 local families.

County launches new virtual mental health program

Santa Clara County last month launched Virtual You: Navigating Wellness Online, a Mental Health Services Act Innovation Project.

Local Scouts host Thanksgiving food drive

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Scouts from Troop 30 collect food donations Nov. 14 in the parking lot at Lucky Supermarket in Los Altos.

Boy Scouts of America sponsors Scouting for Food annually to collect food for Thanksgiving to donate to local charities. This year the drive was canceled due to the pandemic and instead changed to Good Turn for America, leaving individual troops to develop their own service projects.


 

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